Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Hiroshima

Come and experience Hiroshima and its museums, monuments and history. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the sightseeing, local tours and temples. Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima Museum of Art and Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims are a few of the top cultural sights. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Hiroshima

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Hiroshima a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Asa Zoological Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Miyajima Aquarium (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Glass no Sato (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Senjokaku Hall (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Mt. Misen (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Namitakiji Onsen (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hiroshima

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Hiroshima is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Shukkeien (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Hijiyama Garden (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Fukuromachi Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Central Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Mikumarikyo Forest Park (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)

Transportation options to and around Hiroshima

Fly into Iwakuni (IWK), the closest airport, located 21.2 mi (34.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Hiroshima (HIJ), which is 25.3 mi (40.7 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Hiroshima Station, Hiroshima Tenjin Gawa Station and Hiroshima Yaga Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around Hiroshima by jumping on the metro at Danbara 1-chome Station, Matoba-cho Station or Inari-machi Station.

Where to stay around Hiroshima?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 87 vacation rentals near Hiroshima. From 2 Houses to 85 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Hiroshima for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Hiroshima?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Hiroshima. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hiroshima Station: 87 vacation rentals
  • Hiroshima Itsukaichi Station: 92 vacation rentals
  • WoodEgg Okonomiyaki Museum: 92 vacation rentals
  • Hiroshima City Forestry Park: 93 vacation rentals
  • Yokokawa station: 92 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hiroshima listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hiroshima?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2 Houses in Hiroshima. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hiroshima include:

  • Studios: 85 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 85 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Hiroshima?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 86 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Hiroshima. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.